Cytogenetic abnormalities in multiple myeloma

Rafael Fonseca, Lionel J.A. Coignet, Gordon W. Dewald

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There is an increasing understanding that chromosomal abnormalities play a major role in the pathogenesis of multiple myeloma. Furthermore, they seem to predict the clinical outcome of patients according to the specific abnormalities detected. It is likely that in the future, knowledge of the cytogenetic composition will be an integral part of the evaluation of myeloma patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1169-1180
Number of pages12
JournalHematology/Oncology Clinics of North America
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology
  • Oncology


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